The role of embolic protection devices (EPDs) during percutaneous arterial revascularization is still debated. This article discusses the use, the limitations, and issues of the variety of EPDs in different vascular beds, with a particular focus on the lower extremity arterial interventions.
- distal filter
- embolic protection device
- occlusive protection
- percutaenous mechanical thrombectomy
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine